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Glasgow, 799 Pollokshaws Road, Queen's Park, Camphill House

Country House (19th Century), Museum (19-20th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, 799 Pollokshaws Road, Queen's Park, Camphill House

Classification Country House (19th Century), Museum (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Museum Of Costume

Canmore ID 163808

Site Number NS56SE 583

NGR NS 57597 62225

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Cathcart (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

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Camphill House, 799 Pollokshaws Road, 1806, style of David Hamilton

Classical country house, rectangular plan with hipped slate roof, two storeys above basement. Continuous cornice, giant panelled corner pilasters. Painted polished ashlar, sash windows with slender astragals. Ionic central porch on north front leads to plaster-vaulted central hall, with oval staircase off. Converted to Museum of Costume, 1895, then to flats, 1994.

Taken from "Greater Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Sam Small, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press


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